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Prior to moving into film, Alan was noted as one of London's most talented advertising copywriters. He worked for the Collet Dickinson Pearce (CDP) ad agency in the 1960's and early 1970's, and began directing his own tvc scripts in their basement. Formed a partnership with David Puttnam as his producer (Puttnam had been a photographers' agent), ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 21 wins & 27 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 1996 Evita
 1990 Renegade MTV Special (TV Movie)
 1987 Angel Heart
 1984 Birdy
 1980 Fame
 1976 No Hard Feelings (TV Movie)
 1976 Bugsy Malone
 1975 The Evacuees (TV Movie)
 1974 Our Cissy (Short)
 1974 Footsteps (Short)
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Other Works:

Book of cartoons: "Hares in the Gate". See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Sir Alan Parker
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Personal Quote:

Every time I've been to Cannes, I've made up my mind never to return. Every time my vanity wins over. See more »

Trivia:

Has directed 3 actors to Oscar nominations: John Hurt (Best Supporting Actor, Midnight Express (1978)), Gene Hackman (Best Actor, Mississippi Burning (1988)), and Frances McDormand (Best Supporting Actress, Mississippi Burning (1988)). See more »

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Films based on True Stories See more »

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Aquarius

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